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24 January 2018

UK exceeds 2015 end of life vehicle recycling target

EXCLUSIVE: The UK has seen a jump of more than 6% in its End of Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling and recovery performance, meaning that it has met the 95% target set by the European Union for 2015. The latest figures, just published ...


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23 April 2018

Recycling campaign to partner cycling event


A drinks can recycling campaign has been named as the 2018 recycling partner for both the OVO Energy Women’s Tour and the OVO Energy Tour Series. Every Can Counts, which is run by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (...

20 April 2018

Further Chinese import restrictions announced


The Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment has announced that China will ban imports of 32 types of solid waste by the end of 2019, including waste plastics from industrial sources. Further specialised material restrictions ...

19 April 2018

Ward Recycling opens deep sea export dock


Derbyshire-based Ward Recycling has opened a dedicated deep sea export dock facility at Associated British Ports (ABP) in Immingham. Ward Recycling, which is involved in metal recycling and waste management, said the deep-sea ...

17 April 2018

Alupro reports increase in aluminium can recycling


The recycling rate for aluminium drinks cans rose to 72% in 2017 from a rate of 70% the previous year, according to the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro). And, the organisation revealed, the national rate for all...

28 March 2018

Deposit scheme to fit in with ‘other measures’


Environment Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed today (28 March) that the government will introduce some form of deposit return system (DRS) for single use drinks containers. A deposit scheme could cover plastic and glass bottles, as well ...

13 March 2018

Sims Metals acquires two Yorkshire metal recyclers


Sims Metals has acquired a pair of Yorkshire-based metal recycling companies for an undisclosed fee. The acquisition means the Australian company, which also operates in the US and New Zealand, has a total of 50 metal ...

21 February 2018

MetalMatters rolls out campaign in Cambridge area


The waste partnership between Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire district council has launched a campaign to increase metal packaging recycling rates through kerbside collections. Each of the 119,000 households in the ...

20 February 2018

Every Can Counts supports women’s cycling team for 2018


‘Every Can Counts’, is to support the UK-based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team for the duration of the 2018 season. This is the second consecutive year that the Every Can Counts programme – managed by the ...

2 February 2018

CARS and MRE event moves to Stoneleigh


Europe’s leading event dedicated to recyclers of scrap metal and end of life vehicles has moved to the NAEC, Stoneleigh, in the West Midlands. The Complete Auto Recycling Show (CARS), sponsored by software provider Hollander ...

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